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Document ID (ISN)57213
CIS number 91-1791
Year 1991
Convention or series no. IPCS ICSC 2-0004
Title Methyl isocyanate
Bibliographic information Official Publications of the European Communities, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS), World Health Organization, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1991. 2p.
Abstract International chemical safety card. Short-term exposure effects: skin absorption; delayed effects; corrosive to eyes, skin and respiratory tract; pulmonary oedema; asthmatic reactions. Long-term exposure effects: dermatitis; asthma; respiratory diseases.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; ILO; IPCS; methyl isocyanate; WHO; European Communities; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; pulmonary oedema; fire hazards; skin absorption; asthma; dermatitis; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; environmental pollution; delayed effects; health hazards; data sheet; UN
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds